Central Banks Turn Dovish, Boosting US Dollar and Accelerating Earnings Headwind

Central Banks Turn Dovish, Boosting US Dollar and Accelerating Earnings Headwind

Major central banks around the world are indicating an increasing need to ease policy as trade tensions accelerate a global growth slowdown, adding upward pressure to the U.S. dollar and another headwind to corporate earnings in the coming quarters.

McDonald's Has Less Than Tasty Prospects

McDonald's Has Less Than Tasty Prospects

McDonald's carries a high-quality reputation that has masked lukewarm growth.

Global Stocks Drift Lower as Investors Eye Key Round of US-China Trade Talks

Global Stocks Drift Lower as Investors Eye Key Round of US-China Trade Talks

Global stocks were mixed in early Tuesday trading, with investors eyeing a key round of trade talks between the U.S. and China later today in Washington for any clues as to whether the two sides can reach an agreement in the final two weeks before a self-imposed deadline wold trigger fresh tariffs between the world's two biggest economies.

HSBC Shares Slide After 2018 Profit Miss Tests Bank's Asia 'Pivot'

HSBC Shares Slide After 2018 Profit Miss Tests Bank's Asia 'Pivot'

HSBC shares traded near the bottom of the London market Tuesday after Europe's biggest bank posted a small-than-expected 2018 profit and cautioned on a slowdown in key markets in Britain and China.

Trading Strategies: The Banks Earnings Aren't Impressive

Trading Strategies: The Banks Earnings Aren't Impressive

Here's why you shouldn't be too impressed with the banks earnings.

Hope of a China Trade Deal Is Still Providing Strong Market Support

Hope of a China Trade Deal Is Still Providing Strong Market Support

Market players are still looking to put capital to work and are focusing more on sectors and individual stocks than straight index plays.

A Few Teasers on China Talks and the Market Is Almost Back to Highs

A Few Teasers on China Talks and the Market Is Almost Back to Highs

If we keep getting these positive sound bites on trade discussions, investors who are out of this market could be forced to go back in and the S&P 500 may touch 2900.

Let's Take a Trip Down Memory Lane

Let's Take a Trip Down Memory Lane

Not that far back, just over a year ago, to January 2018.

Medtronic Expected to Earn $1.24 a Share

Medtronic Expected to Earn $1.24 a Share

Medtronic revenue seen rising in latest quarter to $7.5 billion.

The Week Ahead: Housing, Fed Minutes and 13 Tell-Tale Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Housing, Fed Minutes and 13 Tell-Tale Earnings Reports to Watch

A shortened week still brings key economic numbers and earnings results.